South East Forecast

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 4:25 pm EST on Thursday 22 June 2017.

Weather Situation

A northwesterly stream over Tasmania will strengthen tomorrow ahead of a cold front, which will cross Tasmania in the afternoon bearing a cold southwesterly flow in its wake. The flow will tend west to northwesterly on Saturday before strengthening on Sunday ahead of another front which will cross the state later in the day. On Monday, a southwesterly flow will slowly ease as a high moves to the north of Tasmania.

Forecast for the rest of Thursday

Partly cloudy. Winds northerly 20 to 30 km/h.

Friday 23 June

Cloudy. Very high (95%) chance of showers, most likely from the late morning. Snow falling above 400 metres in the evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the south in the late afternoon and evening. Possible hail in the late afternoon and evening. Winds north to northwesterly 30 to 45 km/h turning westerly 35 to 50 km/h in the early afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 2 and 6 with daytime temperatures reaching between 9 and 14.

Sun protection not recommended, UV Index predicted to reach 1 [Low]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Showers developing. Windy. Hobart 6 14
Showers developing. Huonville 2 13
Showers developing. Windy. Port Arthur 6 13
Showers developing. Windy. Richmond 4 15

Saturday 24 June

Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers in the south, medium (40%) chance elsewhere. Snow falling above 400 metres. Winds westerly 25 to 40 km/h turning northwesterly 25 to 35 km/h in the late afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between zero and 4 with daytime temperatures reaching between 6 and 11.

Sunday 25 June

Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. Snow falling above 700 metres. Winds northwesterly 25 to 40 km/h increasing to 35 to 50 km/h during the morning then turning westerly 35 to 55 km/h during the day. Overnight temperatures falling to between 1 and 5 with daytime temperatures reaching between 7 and 13.

Monday 26 June

Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers in the south, medium (40%) chance elsewhere. Snow falling above 800 metres. Winds westerly 30 to 45 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 1 and 5 with daytime temperatures reaching between 7 and 12.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:40 am EST Friday.

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